Description

Offering 18 years of experience both managing and directing people, events, and organizations
to maximize the production and potential of each situation.
Focused, collaborative and self directed small business owner with a passion for helping people
whether through programs or processes to enrich their impact on those around them. Skilled and
inventive in creating new ways to market to and reach the customer base on a monthly basis to
keep the products and services new and exciting. An active team member and leader who is able
to effectively collaborate with team members on new ideas or strategies and able to lead when
called upon. Able to establish quality and lasting relationships with not only clients, but also
community members and management.
Professional Experience
– Kidder Insurance Agency and Financial Services, LLC Smithfield, NC (2006-
Present)
Owner
Responsibilities include: Payroll, filing monthly and quarterly taxes, servicing over
2,000 clients, developing lasting relationships with 64 schools in two different
districts, implementing and sponsoring a “Beginning Teacher of the Year” award,
serving on Flame for Learning committee for past 4 years to assist in selection of
Johnston County’s Teacher of the year (both selection committee and judge
committee of 20 finalists), Developed and sponsored a program to bring awareness to
teen vehicular deaths by creating a bumper sticker contest with all 7 Johnston County
High Schools
Highlights: Grew a profitable book of business from 800 clients to over 2,400 in 13
years; administered and managed a group life contract for 5,000 employees; low loss
ratios for property and casualty lines (under company targets), high persistency rates
on life insurance and annuity contracts, always in the top 150 agents in the company
out of 780, been recognized multiple times by company for establishing new
marketing programs and involvement in the school districts and community, have
been asked multiple times to present at regional and national corporate agent
meetings, participated in numerous pilot programs for the company in marketing and
software development, proficient in Microsoft programs and Quickbooks
– Cinderella’s Wardrobe (2009-2013)
Founder of the nonprofit organization
Responsibilities include: founding the non-profit and filing all IRS paperwork to
receive 501(c) 3 status, organizing donation and sign up program at all 7 Johnston
County high schools, contacting area businesses and churches soliciting monetary and
item donations (usually collect around 300 new dresses and $2,000 in monetary donations each year), creating all of the graphic design, writing and preparing the
brochures and posters, writing press release for local media outlets, scheduling of
volunteers and participants (over 150 people combined) each year, set up, break
down, and decorating the one day “boutique”, recordkeeping of donations received,
sending out tax write off receipts
Highlights: In 4 years over 300 girls have participated in the program and over 50
different volunteers, WRAL News did an interview in March 2013 to highlight the
program, Horace Mann (my current employer did a two and a half minute video that
is featured on our corporate website
-Tournament Players Club at Wakefield Plantation (2001-2006)
Golf Shop Coordinator, Events planner, Manager
Responsible for managing the golf shop inventory, assisting over 400 members many on
a daily basis with scheduling tee times, arranging lessons. Assisted the Head Golf Pro
and assistant Golf Pro with organizing golf tournaments for upwards of 200 people.
Ordered merchandise gifts, assisted with team pairings, scoring, set up and break down of
food and beverage events

Education

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

August 2000-May 2005 Bachelors of Arts, American History

Wake Forest Rolesville High

1996-2000 Diploma